R Ashwin voted ICC Player of the Month for February after 32 wickets and 189 runs vs England – Sports News Ashwin has now been voted the ICC Player of the Month for February 2021 after his heroics against England as three of the 4 matches took place last month. Ashwin, who additionally finished 400 Test wickets a month ago, was named Player of the Series for his splendid exhibitions. “Ashwin’s steady wicket taking, even in supportive conditions have assisted with putting his group ahead in a vital arrangement. His century in the subsequent Test was pretty much as basic as it came when England were attempting to paw their way back into the match. That thump guaranteed that India shut the entryway on the resistance,” previous West Indies cricketer Ian Bishop, addressing the ICC Voting Academy, said about the Indian spinner.
Ashwin’s 32-wicket count was the most elevated across the two groups while debutant Axar Patel, who made his introduction in the second Test, gotten done with 27 wickets including 4 five-wicket pulls.
In any case, it was Ashwin’s five-wicket pull that assisted India with winning the fourth Test in Ahmedabad and the series. India won the series by an edge of 3-1 and furthermore qualified for the World Test Championship against New Zealand, in June.
“For a lot of players in that dressing room it means a lot. Some of them have not played in a Cricket World Cup. It will be like the Cricket World Cup for most of them,” Ashwin said after India qualified for the WTC final.
England’s Tammy Beaumont won the Player of the Month in the Women’s cricket category for her overseas performance in New Zealand
“Three half hundreds of years of which two were in encouraging her group dominate the game was remarkable from Beaumont. Specific accentuation on the way that two of the thumps were unbeaten innings, and coming definitely, on two events while having lost her initial accomplice from the beginning, she needed to own things for her group, which was unimaginable,” Bishop said about Beaumont.
24 wickets in February 📈
A match-defining hundred vs England 💥
ICC Men's Player of the Month ✅
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